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Contents Preface 1 The Marketplace of Democracy: Normative and Empirical Issues Michael P. McDonald and John Samples Part I The State of Competition 2 Competition in U.S. Congressional Elections Gary C. Jacobson 3 State Legislative Elections, 1992-2002: An Overview of Incumbent Reelection, Open Seats, Turnover, and Competition Richard G. Niemi, Lynda W. Powell, William D. Berry, Thomas M. Carsey, and James M. Snyder Jr. 4 The Decline of Competition in U.S. Primary Elections, 1908-2004 Stephen Ansolabehere, John Mark Hansen, Shigeo Hirano, and James M. Snyder Jr. 5 Minor-Party Candidates in Congressional Elections Paul S. Herrnson 6 The Geography of Electioneering: Campaigning for Votes and Campaigning for Money James G. Gimpel and Frances E. Lee Part II Reform Mechanisms 7 Direct Democracy and Electoral Reform John G. Matsusaka 8 The Place of Competition in American Election Law Nathaniel Persily Part III Reforms and Competition 9 Term Limits: A Recipe for More Competition? Bruce Cain, John Hanley, and Thad Kousser 10 Redistricting and Competitive Districts Michael P. McDonald 11 Do Public Funding Programs Enhance Electoral Competition? Kenneth Mayer, Timothy Werner, and Amanda Williams 12 State Campaign Finance Reform, Competitiveness, and Party Advantage in Gubernatorial Elections David M. Primo, Jeffrey Milyo, and Tim Groseclose 13 The Perfect Electoral Marketplace: If Men Were Angels... Michael P. McDonald and John Samples Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Elections -- United States.
Representative government and representation -- United States.
Opposition (Political science) -- United States.
Democracy -- United States.